Proactive Talent is a tribe of freelance Talent Acqusition practitioners.

Our freelance consulting team, with a combined 100+ years of experience are comprised of  talent acquisition leaders and employment marketers turned entrepreneurs with a shared vision of helping companies evolve the way they recruit. Meet a few members of our team as well as our growing network of freelance professionals below:

Will Staney
Founder & Principal Consultant

Will is the former Head of Global Talent Acquisition at rapidly-growing startups Twilo and Glassdoor. Prior to that he held recruiting leadership roles at VMware, SuccessFactors and SAP.

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Grace Chiu

Grace previously worked as an employer brand and employee engagement manager at SAP. She has worked with Fortune 500 companies including Hilton and GE as well as startups like Anaplan.

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Torey Palmer
Director, Sales & Account Management

Torey leads business development and account management at Proactive Talent and comes from a demonstrated history of working in professional consulting and services companies across multiple industries.

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Phil Hendrickson
Lead Consultant

Phil is the former Chief Talent Strategist at Qwalify. Previously a recruiting leader for companies like Apple, Starbucks, Fannie Mae, and Sapient during his 20+ years as a recruiting professional.

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Shawn Dullye

Shawn worked as a talent acquisition social media specialist at companies like VMware and SAP. At SAP, he helped the company win over 150 Employer Branding awards.

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David Schreiber
Lead Consultant

David is a 13 year veteran with experience leading high performing recruiting teams in the technology sector ranging from startups to enterprise, including Rackspace, HomeAway, and Cisco.

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Blake McCammon
Marketing and Operations

Blake is the former Dir. of Content and Operations at Blogging4Jobs. While there, Bloggin4Jobs was named the top blog on the internet according to Forbes for HR.

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